Nowruz Spring Festival -FDC IRAN – Iranian New Year

Nowruz Spring Festival -FDC  IRAN – Iranian New Year

INDIAN STAM GHAR wished its readers A Happy Nowruz.Nowruz is the Persian New Year . It marks the First Day of Spring and the Beginning of the Year in Iranian Calender. It is celebrated on the day of astronomical vernal equinox which usually occurs on March 21 or previous/following day. The Sun leaves the Zodiac of Pisces and enters the Zodiac sign of Aries ,signifying the Spring Equinox.

A FDC with Four stamps on Flowers issued on 11  Mar 1987  to mark New Year.

Miniature Sheet – Roses – Croatia 2010

Miniature Sheet – Roses – Croatia 2010

A Miniature sheet containing two  on Roses. Issue date 08 Mar 2010.

Miniature sheet -Roses -ISG

Roses on Stamps – French Polynesia

Roses on Stamps – French Polynesia

Frenc Polynesia issued a set of Stamps on Flowers on 04 Oct 2003 . One of the stamps is on Rose variety ” The Torch Ginger”.

Rose on Stamp -French Polynesia -ISG

FDC – Gardens of Portugal -2014

FDC – Gardens of Portugal -2014

A Set of Eight stamps were issued on 26 Jun 2014 by Portugal on Gardens of Portugal.A FDC with eight stamps is listed below.

Gardens of Portugal -ISG

Odd Shaped Stamps – Roses – South Africa

Odd Shaped Stamps – Roses – South Africa

South Africa issued a set of Five odd Shaped (round) self adhesive stamps on 13 Feb 2009 on Roses. All stamps are Standard postage denomination. The Rose variety listed are Bewitched  & Beauty from Within.

 

odd shaped stamps-Roses -ISG

Odd Shaped Stamps – Roses – South Africa

Odd Shaped Stamps – Roses – South Africa

South Africa issued a set of Five odd Shaped (round) self adhesive stamps on 13 Feb 2009 on Roses. All stamps are Standard postage denomination. The Rose variety listed are Johannesburg Sun.

Odd shaped stamps -roses-ISG

Stamps on Roses -Malaysia 2003

Stamps on Roses -Malaysia 2003

A Miniature sheet issued by Malaysia on Roses in 2003. The MS has two stamps on Roses.A Nice item for Rose collectors.

Stamps on Roses -Malaysia 2003-ISG

Stamps on Flowers of EU Countries – Enlargement of European Union 2004

Stamps on Flowers of EU Countries – Enlargement  of European Union 2004

The European Union was enlarged in 2004 when eight Central & East European and two Mediterranean joined the European Union on 01 May 2004. Gibraltar issued a set of stamps on 15 Sep 2003 on flowers of these countries  to mark the event.

30p – Daisy Of Latvia & Rue of Lithuania

40p – Rose of Cyprus & Maltese Centaury of Malta

42p – Tulip of Hungary & Dogrose of Slovakia

54p- Corn Poppy of Poland & Scented Thyme of Czech Republic